FT MBA Challenge: Expose a hidden crime

A victim who is being helped by Stop the Traffik
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Use your business skills to help campaigners tackle human trafficking

MBA Challenge 2016 FAQ

Build a business plan on ways to report human trafficking via app

Team VIP: from left to right are Ingrid Marchal-Gerez, Gabriel Wong, Samantha Denning, Shiv Jagadev and Ankit Gupta
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Team VIP wins FT MBA Challenge 2015

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The FT MBA Challenge is an annual challenge inviting MBA alumni and students to consult on problems faced by FT seasonal appeal partners. The challenge launches every January in the FT MBA magazine and runs until September with winners announced in October.

Teams can be made up of between three and eight students, of whom at least one must be studying at a university or business school in Europe, a second in the Americas and a third in Asia or Africa. At least one participant in each team must be studying for an MBA at the point of registration.

This year's seasonal appeal partner is Stop the Traffik.

To register for the challenge, email mba.challenge@ft.com.
The deadline to register is 29 April 2016 with winners announced in October.

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